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Beyond the God/Man Duo: Globalization, Feminist Theology, and Religious Subjectivity  

Ellen T. Armour

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter considers analyses offered by three important feminist scholars, working in different religious traditions, who attend to specific forms of women's religiosity. In Changing ... More

Feminist Ritual Practice  

Teresa Berger

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter discusses women and ritual practice in the Christian tradition, women's ritual practices in the twentieth century, the development of feminist rituals, the globalization of ... More

Feminist Theology and the Global Imagination  

Serene Jones

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter presents an account of what feminist theology is and how it might help us understand and engage with our globalizing world. The first section provides a non-faith-specific ... More

Feminist Theology and the Jewish Tradition  

Melissa Raphael

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
Building on the foundations of First Wave Jewish and Christian women's activism, Jewish feminist theology has made a decisive contribution to the post-Holocaust renewal of Jewish thought. ... More

Geographies of Religious Conversion  

Lily Kong and Seeta Nair

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Apr 2014
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May 2014
Geographical research concerned with the expansion or contraction of religious groups has tended to adopt the “Berkeley tradition” of cultural geography—examining how religious groups ... More

Globalization and Gender Inequality: A Contribution from a Latino Afro-feminist Perspective  

Maricel Mena López

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter analyzes the context and daily life of Afro-Caribbean women within globalization in order to find ethnical praxis. This is prevailing and necessary in the actual social model ... More

Globalization and Narrative  

Cheryl Kirk-Duggan

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter explores from a Womanist perspective the complexities of how commingled systems, texts, and violence shape lives, stories, and experiences of the sacred across the globe, ... More

Globalization and Women's Bodies in Latin America  

María Cristina Ventura

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter considers globalization and its relationship to women's bodies in Latin America, both the effects this new face of capitalism is having on women's bodies in this part of the ... More

Globalization the Second Wave of Colonization: Impacts on wahine Māori  

Tui Cadigan

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
Māori are the first nation people of Aotearoa New Zealand, a group of South West Pacific Islands. Colonized by the British Empire, Aotearoa came into being through an act consolidated by ... More

Globalization, Women's Transnational Migration, and Religious De-traditioning  

Kathryn Tanner

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
Far-flung movements of women from disadvantaged areas of the world to more advantaged ones are at the heart of the present configuration of global capitalism. Rather than simply leaving ... More

Globalization, Women, and Religion in the Middle East  

Azza M. Karam

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter begins with a discussion of the legacies of colonialism in the Middle East, and then turns to women and religion in the Middle East, feminisms in the Middle East, and Islamism ... More

Gynocentric Thealogy of Tantric Hinduism: A Meditation Upon the Devi  

Neela Bhattacharya Saxena

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter seeks to contribute to what Raimon Panikkar calls a dialogical dialogue, by speaking in the voice of a Shakta (Shakti worshipper) woman who grew up with the symbol of an ... More

Hijab  

Jennifer Selby

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Oct 2014
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Jan 2015
The public visibility of headscarves has become emblematic of broader polemical debates about Islam in Europe. This chapter focuses on veiling in ten Western European countries to consider ... More

Migration and Conversion of Korean American Christians  

Rebecca Y. Kim

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Apr 2014
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May 2014
This chapter examines the close nexus between migration and religion in the Korean American Christian community. After a review of the historical connection between immigration and the ... More

‘The World Palpitates’: Globalization and the Religious Faith and Practices of Latin American Women  

Nancy E. Bedford

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
Given the fact that religion and globalization are significantly intertwined, what should we make of the contemporary religious faith and practices of Latin American women? Do religious ... More

Theology and Identity in the Context of Globalization  

María Pilar Aquino

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
Globalization, identity, and feminist theology have been the object of extensive academic research, and are perhaps the concepts that have had the greatest influence on our understanding ... More

Transethnic Feminist Theology of Asia: Globalization, Identities, and Solidarities  

Namsoon Kang

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter proposes a transethnic feminist theology of Asia, where one's ethnicity can be an entry point but where one moves beyond geographic, cultural, or ethnic boundaries and ... More

Woman Lost in the Global Maze: Women and Religion in East Africa Under Globalization  

Philomena Njeri Mwaura

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter interrogates the interplay between globalization, religion, and women in the East African context, and seeks to respond to the following questions: What aspects of ... More

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